SOUTH PLAINFIELD – Acting Governor Kim Guadagno presented a $5,000 check to benefit South Plainfield’s emergency services on Thursday.
PERTH AMBOY— Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Office of Recreation invite city resident to the reopening of the Perth Amboy Center for the Arts on Saturday, July 16, from noon- 4 p.m.
I’m one of those people who believe that things happen for a reason. I don’t always know why at the time, but at some point, I will make connections between events or circumstances and then have my ‘a ha!’ moment. And so it was the day I inherited Sparky the dog, a five-year-old creamy mix of spaniel and poodle, with the world’s most expressive eyes.
SOMERSET – The Diocese of Metuchen invites couples who desire to enrich their marriage and to strengthen their love for one another to attend a “Worldwide Marriage Encounter” weekend to be held July 29 – 31 at the Hampton Inn, 255 Davidson Avenue.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Raritan Valley Hadassah is selling Rosh Hashanah cards. They are offering three designs: Sephardic synagogues, pomegranate tree, and shofar. The cost is $1 per card or $20 for 25 cards. To order, call Marsha Hines at 1-732-271-2932 or Muriel Haber at 1-732-249-4380.
Singles • July 16 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance party at the Woodbridge Hilton Grand Ballroom, 20 Wood Avenue South, Iselin. Ages 40+; no jeans/t-shirts/sneakers/shorts. $17 admission. Info: 1-732-656-1801
HILLSBOROUGH — The New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) is looking for the “Cutest Pet in the Garden State.”
CARTERET — After a hugely successful show in February, the Carteret Little League will once again team up for a pro wrestling fundraiser with National Pro Wrestling Superstars. The event will be held at Carteret’s Divine Mercy/Holy Family Parish Hall, 213 Pershing Avenue, just off Washington and Roosevelt avenues, on Saturday, July 30, at 7:35 p.m.
HIGHLAND PARK-More memories from a former resident: “Between Second and First Avenue was a Packard new car agency, Schwinn Bicycle store, a dry cleaners and two gas stations. Across the street on the south side of Raritan was an A&P store, a bar and rooming house.